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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: XML Parser and the old resolving problem - Parser to system?
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2004 20:16:47 GMT
This seems to me like a really good idea.  Anyone have any problems 
with it?

david jencks

On Saturday, February 14, 2004, at 05:33 AM, Kristian Köhler wrote:

> Hi
> Yes. again me with the entity resolving problem. ;-)
> As discussed on IRC by jboynes and djenks there are ideas to move the 
> xml parser (with entity resolving) to the system module.
> The current deployment module doesn't need entity resolving anymore 
> because the xmlbeans implementation handles this "automatically".
> By adding the parser to the system module other modules (for example 
> jetty) could use this parser and therefore use the resolver catalog 
> "shipped" with geronimo.
> As said on ICR there need some modifications to convience all deployed 
> modules to use this parser in the system module.
> My idea which I posted on Jira (GERONIMO-155) is based on the idea to 
> transparently wrap the parser impl the module normally gets when using 
> the normal "JDK ParserFactory" way. This parser wrapper could be 
> configured with (for example) a special EntityResoler (using catalog 
> file) and ErrorHandler (using the geronimo log module). The catalog 
> file would be used serverwide which makes life easier IMO.
> This aproach solves the "root cause" of the entity resolving problem 
> IMO. Every component/ deployed module could use its own parser 
> implementation (it is only wrapped) with the corresponding different 
> features. No component must be aware of using the right parser (the 
> system moudle one). Just use the default lookup mechanism. The entity 
> resolving for example could be configured at one place 
> (ServerWideEntityResolverGBean?).
> Comments, suggestions?
> 	Kristian

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